Co-published with The Denver Post. Vanessa Peoples received a six-figure settlement after Aurora police used excessive force in 2017.
Co-published with Crosscut. The state ranks near worst in the nation for constraints on civil asset forfeiture.
Co-published with Crosscut. Washington police sell or use millions of dollars’ worth of seized property each year. Legislators haven’t managed to change the rules.
Co-published with Crosscut. Even as Washington winds down its drug war, police still seize homes and cash from low-level suspects.
Co-published with Slate. Teaching the legal profession to understand the effects of trauma.
Co-published with the Philadelphia Inquirer. During the pandemic, jail populations — largely poor people who can’t afford bail — have been some of the hardest hit by the …
Co-published with VICE News. Life in pre-release is like a grim resource-management video game where you have to juggle ironclad schedules and severe punishments for small …
Co-published with The Intercept. From J20 to Black Lives Matter, the Trump administration is using inflated federal charges to expand repression of dissent.
Co-published with The Appeal. Proposition 25 would replace the current system with an even more punitive one, some criminal justice reform groups say.